Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
that was sandy hook elementary school in newtown remains blocked, as the criminal investigation into the tragedy that claimed the lives of 20 children and six educators goes on. across town -- >> i think that that building should be a memorial, as you said. i don't think it should ever be a school again. >> reporter: it's a debate over that building's future, inside newtown high school more than 100 residents gathered to offer their opinions, among them a monroe police officer who lives in newtown and was at the school just days after the incident. >> i know what happened and i see it, and i, you cannot ask anybody to go back in there. >> reporter: besides hearing from the public about what to do with the building at the end of this long driveway, town leaders are holding private meetings with the families of the victims and survivors. they're also talking with teachers and staff who work at the school. >> i think that it's really the decision-makers should be the families. i think we all are entitled to our opinions but i think what they say should go. >> reporter: also talking this staff membe
Jan 19, 2013 1:00am EST
the pension obligations. >> not sandy know, vallejo, a compton, a stockton or any of their city. they are failing. john: i hear there is more civil society? volunteers working in the animal shelter, park maintenance, a neighborhood watch is starting to blossom? >> bay plant their city back. they take it themselves. so the private solution is always better. john: that is where you go when the government spends of the many. next we take this problem and see what it does to the whole state. it is not pretty and. john: california is paradise for government workers. her person texas has more but california pays better and gives out such a generous retirement benefits that california will probably go broke. 50 year-old retirees were promised they could collect forever until they died then their spouse collects. dan mitchell studies state pension problems with the cato institute and kevin james is running to be mayor. how bad is it? people want to be responsible i think. >> i am not sure. politicians want to be reelected and state government workers want to get as much as they can befo
Jan 18, 2013 7:30pm PST
in the last week or two with the sandy relief passing and also the deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, it really, those things had more democratic votes than republicans, and a lot of sensitive, you know, that happens to john boehner too many times his speakership could be in trouble. so my guess is it will come from the senate, but you've got zoe meeting quietly with a republican from florida talking about details they can bring back to their colleagues. i think actually this is one of these issues where people in both houses are going to want to take credit for being outfront on this issue. i think you're going to see a spate of bills coming forward. >> scott, this is a hot issue. lots of legislators as you mentioned are jumping on the bandwag bandwagon. the lawmakers you talked to in washington, how hopeful are they there will be a bipartisan deal reached this time around? immigration has been attempted before and it's failed. >> i think there is a lot of hope. as i said, the stars kind of are aligning on this, not only do you have republicans willing to come to the table and talk seriously a
Jan 18, 2013 8:00pm PST
late. >> reporter: sandy kabealo was confident but a little nervous. confident she was doing the right thing by getting a shot. but a bit uneasy because this was the first time, she has ever gotten a shot. >> just never did it before. but with this season, and i work with elderly people it was the right thing to do. i think it won't hurt, >> reporter: and she was not the only one getting a shot. but throughout the day, there was a steady line of people coming into this pleasanton safeway to get the vaccine. for some - it was just a matter of timing. but with the season kicking into high gear, tehy all told kron four that they wanted to make sure tyhey got the shot before getting sick. >> i am heading back east. so i definitely want to be prepared. >> reporter: terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >> let me walk you through this website to. find a vaccine flu.gov just enter your zip code. these three locations you will be able to find out what locations or retail pharmacies have vaccination's available. you are able to navigate around a map. he does a great way to get flu shots. >> pam: the ma
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am PST
people turned out in connecticut to decide the fate of sandy hook elementary. those who turned out said they don't believe classes should be held in the building where 26 were killed last month. >> my kids went there we have great memories, but i am also friends with some who lost children and i am feeling their situation as well. i don't feel i am one to be making that decision. >> the officials have reached out to the officials at columbine as well for advice. >>> the journal news printed the names and addresses of gun permit holders living just north of new york city. the editors say that this sent a powerful message. >>> redwood city police are asking for the public's help to identity a suspected arsonist. the man was caught on video just before the fire broke out which caused about $50,000 in damage. the sus sect has a thin mustache and wearing a cap with earflaps. >>> an anti-graffiti task force is cracking down on graffiti in the city. >> right after the giants won the world series, we had an explosion of graffiti. >> officials are encouraging the use of community murals instead.
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too late. >> sandy kabealo was confident but a little nervous. confident she was doing the right thing by getting a shot. but a bit uneasy because this was the first time, she has ever gotten a shot. >> ofjust never did it before. but with this season, and i work with elderly people it was the right thing to do. i think it won't hurt, and she was not the only one getting a shot. but throughout the day, there was a steady line of people coming into this pleasanton safeway to get the vaccine. for some - it was just a matter of timing. but with the season kicking into high gear, tehy all told kron four that they wanted to make sure tyhey got the shot before getting sick. i am heading back east. so i definitely want to be prepared. >> teresa estacio, kron 4 news >> we will have a sneak peek of what is at the movies. this live look outside. a beautiful view of the sunrise from mount tam. for over 60,000 california foster children, nights can feel long and lonely. i miss my sister. i miss my old school. i miss my room. i don't want special treatment. i just wanna feel normal. to help, sleep
Jan 18, 2013 11:30pm PST
at one point. stronger than the super storm sandy. so waves developing offshore. as a result that high surf advisory not in effect just yet. this begins tomorrow at 10:00 lasting until tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow as we head into sunday 15 to 20 feet. this could be very dangerous it's called a long period swell because you will have a set swell move in and then the seas calm down for a few minutes, people want to go to the ocean and play in the water then you get a bigger wave that comes in. so very deceasing as we get into the weekend. the energy gets focused closer to pillar point. waves could be topping 30 feet as we head into sunday morning. ideal conditions great weather conditions for the surf contest and for the entire bay area. coming up we'll take a closer look at your weekend outlook coming up in a few minutes. >>> stay with ktvu for continuing coverage. news chopper 2 will be flying over mavericks sunday morning. our coverage begins with mornings on two. and you can watch all of it online on ktvu.com or use our mobile app. >>> caltrans announced they will begin the fender
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am EST
and invite you to join us next weekend at sandy point state park when we get bold and cold. for more information on how you can take the plunge log on to wbal-tv.com.